Slicks for 29er mountain bike. 5 wtb thick slick flatguard 29 52c in many ways this tyre started it all. I run 195 kenda k rads on my commuter rig 26 and they roll pretty fast. Sometimes the term 29er causes some confusion when you have to pick the right size of tires so rule 1 to keep in mind is that this wheel format relies on the 700c rim 28 inch which is the same for road bikes trekking bikes and a number of city bikes. Posted in the bike room.
I wouldnt go much lower than that on a 29er i dont expect to move as fast on a mountain bike as i do on a bike with drop bars so i prefer to be comfortable. Slick tyres mountain bikes cancel schwalbe city jet 26 mountain bike slick cycling commuting tyre 26 x 195 schrader valve tube deal x 2 pair of tyres and tubes. There are a whole load of slick tyres out there for mtbs from which weve taken an example of each category from super tough heavyweights to paperwall r menu bike magic mountain bike news videos and reviews. The wtb was designed to instantly turn any mountaincx bike into a 1960s rat rod bike.
You have to compromise somewhere. I have 23 slicks on my cruiser and it is a beautiful ride i would like to recreate something like that one my 29er but with a bit of bite for the off road. Page 1 of 3 29er slicks. Looking around you are a bit restricted on choice most semi slickslick tyres for 29ers are commuting tyres not race tyres.
The xc tires ive got on the bike at the moment can be pumped to 55bar by way of comparison. Same song second verse. Anyone got any advice on slicks for a 29er i bought a set from solomons and when i got home i saw that they can only be pumped up to 35bar which doesnt seem sufficient to me for road biking.